The Automator: The official blog of SMA Technologies
What Is Workload Automation?
Automation Benefits, Cross-Industry
Learn how workload automation can optimize IT processes and save organizations time and money. Read more
Get Time Back by Using RPA in Banking
Find out what all the buzz around RPA is about and how you can use it in financial services to save valuable time.
Outsourced Core or Not, Automation is Key
As outsourcing becomes more and more prevalent, organizations continue to look for ways to get the most out of their outsourcing strategy. Read more to learn how automation can take your organization to the next level.
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3 Common Misconceptions About Automation and How to Overcome ThemBanking, Credit Unions, Insurance
Learn how banks, credit unions, and insurance companies can overcome perceived barriers to their automation goals.
5 Things Automation Leaders Do DifferentlyBanking, Credit Unions, Insurance
Find out what highly automated financial services organizations are doing to maximize their automation investments.
Optimizing OpCon: 10 Ways To Do More in 2024Cross-Industry
Explore 10 ways you can use your remaining 2023 budget dollars to do even more with OpCon in 2024.
OpCon 18.1: Searching for the ultimate UICross-Industry
OpCon 18.1: Searching for the Ultimate UI Way back in the 70s, video games burst into our homes, and like many teenagers of that era I was hooked on both…
OpCon 18.1: Moving from MVP to MVPCross-Industry
Minimum Viable Product (MVP) is a common technique employed by startups and companies creating new products. The logic is simple: Add the minimum number of…
The sheer pleasure of automationAutomation Benefits, Cross-Industry
Growing up I never considered myself to be creative. I wasn’t good at art and never in my mind ever created anything. Even after decades of designing and…
Using KPIs to improve automation adoptionAutomation Benefits, Cross-Industry
Good managers will use Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to measure performance of people, departments, products and even the entire company. KPIs are inherent…
Still using paper-based checklists?Automation Benefits, Cross-Industry
I visited two companies recently who, despite having large and complex IT systems, are still using daily IT checklists based around pen and paper. Surprised? I…
Top “ROM” scoring credit unions use OpConAutomation Benefits, Banking, Credit Unions
In 1996, the credit union research and consulting firm Callahan & Associates developed a scoring system for measuring a credit unions’ “Return on Member”…
McKinsey Global Insights: Harnessing automation for a future that worksAutomation Benefits, Cross-Industry
Hundreds of organizations around the world rely on OpCon’s automation to improve performance and reduce errors and overhead costs. Our clients know that…
Still manually processing ACH? You’ll fail in today’s same-day market.Automation Benefits, Banking, Credit Unions
Kathy Hooker Burress explains how automation can help financial institutions stay compliant The payments business model has changed drastically over the last…
OpCon cuts TCO in half for global insurerAutomation Benefits
Like many companies, one of our clients had developed an environment throughout the years based on many different platforms using many platform-specific…
A look at how IT can drive InnovationAutomation Benefits, Cross-Industry
SMA Technologies’ Kathy Hooker Burress discusses how changes in IT can drive innovation in other areas of an organization Type “changing role of IT” into…
How Automating 70% of DP Workload is Allowing One CU to do More With LessAutomation Benefits, Credit Unions
How to improve disaster recovery processesAutomation Benefits, Disaster Recovery, Cross-Industry
Workload automation tools can carry out disaster recovery processes with minimal oversight. There are many contingencies that business leaders must prepare…